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Robert W. Hines Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2011-110

Content Description

The collection consists of seven panoramic photos, four oversized photographs, negatives, and glass plate negatives from the collection of Robert W. Hines. Robert Warner Hines was born July 6, 1905 at Scatterwood Lake (S.D.), to Thomas and Julia (Larson) Hines. Mr. Hines graduated from Loyalton High School. He married Ruth V. Walton on September 14, 1933 in Redfield (S.D.). Mr. Hines began his photographic career as a freelance photographer for National Geographic Magazine. In the early 1940s he began a photography business out of his home in Pierre and in 1950, built the building for Hines Photo Services. Mr. Hines died May 4, 1998. The collection includes images taken by Hines and those collected by him. The glass plates of Native Americans were in a box which had writing stating that Mr. Hines obtained the images after buying a long established photo studio in Gettysburg (S.D.). A content list is provided.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1900s-1920s
  • ca. 1940s
  • 1988



0.5 Cubic Feet


MD 73 – Panoramic Photos “Fort Pierre and Pierre, S.D.” by P.H. Kellogg, Rushford, N.Y. “Edmunds County Fair, 1914.” Group of people with biplane in center (Chaffee Photo) “Blunt, So. Dak. 1921” “Dedication of Civil War Monument in memory of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861- 1865, June 1, 1920, Pierre, S.Dak.” State Capital in background. “Petition in Boots, S.D. Farmers Demanding Redemption of Pledges from the Legislature, Pierre, June 22, 1920” Leland Art Studio (Pierre, S.D.) Group of people, and soldiers with American flag, standing in front of a large building with sign reading “Exposition” Group of Native Americans from Crow Creek (as seen on drum) at a performance. A caption mentions the Grey Owl family of Crow Creek. MD 262 F4- Panoramic Photo “Auxiliary Remount Depot No. 33 and Troops in training at that depot, Major Stanley, Koch Comdg. Camp Joseph E. Johnston, FLA, S Silverstein, photo 320 Park Ave W. Savah, G.A.” World War, 1914-1918 era photo. FB 662 – Oversized Photos “Saint Anthony’s Church, Hoven, S.D.” photo by Robert Hines, ca. 1940s Group of cowboys standing on street, presumably Fort Pierre, n.d. “Chicago House—427 South Fort (Pierre, S.D.)” Vice President George H.W. Bush in Pierre (S.D.) 1988, photograph by John Hines 3534C Negatives/Prints – Stockgrowers Convention Negatives –1949 Inauguration of Gov. George T. Mickelson Negatives – Perfecto Hernomdez (boxer) Fort Pierre/ Pierre panoramic images (small scale) Vault Glass Plate Negatives (5x7) – Indians of North America—Photographs (10)